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The Periodic Table Project has been a great succeswith the free tablet apps being downloaded over 15 000 times. The Periodic Table Project App is available for Apple, Blackberry and Android devices.

Chem 13 News magazine is running a contest to design tiles for the four newly named elements, nihonium (Nh), moscovium (Mc), tennessine (Ts) and oganesson (Og). The deadline for contest submissions has been extended to March 31, 2017. See the new elements contest page for more details.

  1. Dec. 5, 2016Professor Pierre-Nicholas Roy highlighted at national funding announcementJohn Thompson, Bettina Hamelin, Pierre-Nicholas Roy, Cameron Stewart, John Turri, James Craig, David Blowes, MP Bardish Chagger

    The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the Canada Research Chairs (CRC) program has awarded more than $11 million to the University of Waterloo. The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Small Business and Tourism, and member of parliament for Waterloo, made the announced Friday at Waterloo’s Science Teaching Complex on behalf of the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science.

  2. Aug. 26, 2016Waterloo chemists develop promising cheap, sustainable grid energy storagewindmill and solar panels

    Waterloo chemists have developed a safe, high-capacity zinc-ion battery that costs half the price of current lithium-ion batteries, yet lasts twice as long.

  3. Aug. 11, 2016Marcel Nooijen joins elite international quantum molecular societyMarcel Nooijen

    Professor Marcel Nooijen was elected last month to the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Sciences (IAQMS) for his work in theoretical chemistry. He is the fourth Canadian to join this prestigious academy, three of whom are affiliated with the University of Waterloo: Professors Josef Paldus, Jiri Cizek and now Nooijen.

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  1. Feb. 2, 20172016 Science Alumni Recognition Awards

    Robert Lemieux, Dean of the Faculty of Science, cordially invites you, faculty, staff, and alumni with family and friends, to attend the Science Alumni Recognition Awards Reception.

  2. Feb. 9, 2017Chemistry Seminar Series: Elia Psillakis

    Sample Preparation: Think Big, Act Small

    Elia Psillakis
    Laboratory of Aquatic Chemistry
    School of Environmental Engineering
    Technical University of Crete

    Thursday, February 9, 2017
    10:30 a.m.
    C2 361 (Reading Room)

    Host:  Janusz Pawliszyn

  3. Feb. 23, 2017Chemistry Seminar Series: Mingfeng Wang

    Multifunctional polymeric nanostructures for cancer imaging and therapy

    Mingfeng Wang
    Assistant Professor
    Division of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
    Nanyang Technological University

    Thursday, February 23, 2017
    10:30 a.m.
    C2 361 (Reading Room)

    Host:  Xiaosong Wang

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